Noctuid Moths Page 1 (sps # 8289-8879)

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Noctuidae

Noctuids or owlet moths are a family of robustly built moths and is the largest family of Lepidoptera. Many noctuids are drab in color most of which having brown colors however there are some brightly colored species. Catacoline Noctuids are drab on the forewing but their hindwins are brightly colored or are patterned with white or yellow (such as in the Melipotis genus) Most noctuids are rapid in flight and fly at night and are usually attracted to artificial lights. Many noctuids feed on flowers. Some species are readily attracted to rutting fruit. We use an apple/banana mix with sugar and water during the dry months. This is a very effective way to find unusually seen species. 

 

 

 

32mm

8316– Orgyia leucostigma,

White Marked Tussock Moth

24mm

8339– Simplicia cornicalis

8360 – Macrochilo orciferalis 

Photo by:

Jim Vargo

20mm

Photo by:

Jim Vargo

24mm

24mm

8368 – Tetanolita floridana, Florida Tetanolita Moth

8370 – Bleptina caradrinalis​

8370.a - Bleptina sps

8578 – Antiblemma filarial​

24mm

8370.a - Bleptina

24mm

8370.a - Bleptina sps

Photo by:

Jim Vargo

24mm

8370.1 – Bleptina araealis

24mm

8371 - Bleptina inferior

23mm

8393 – Lascoria ambigualis

21mm

8398– Palthis asopialis,  

Faint-spotted Palthis Moth

13mm

8433 - Sigela penumbrata

8448.1 - Hypena subidalis

Photo by:

Jim Vargo

20mm

8457– Hypena minualis, Sooty Bomolocha Moth

28mm

8467.a – Hemeroplanis

undescribed sp

19mm

8488– Hormoschista latipalpis, Double-lined Brown Moth

Photo by:

Jim Vargo

25mm

8500– Metalectra quadrisignata, Four-spotted Fungus Moth 

27mm

8525 - Phyprosopis calitrichoides,

Curve-lined Owlet Moth 

33mm

8542.7 – Gonodonta dispar 

Photo by:

Jim Troubridge

33mm

8549– Anomis luridula

40mm

8556 – Litoprosopus futilis​,

Palmetto Borer Moth

40mm

8560 – Diphthera festiva​,

Hieroglyphic Moth

Photo by:

Jim Troubridge

34mm

8571.1– Eulepidotis striaepuncta

34mm

8574 – Anticarsia gemmatalis​,

Velvetbean Caterpillar Moth

24mm

8578 - Antiblemma filaria

40mm

8585.2 – Epidromia pannosa​

35mm

8586 – Massala obvertens​

40mm

8599 – Melipotis fasciolaris​

38mm

8605– Melipotis contorta

43mm

8610 – Melipotis acontioides​,

Royal Poinciana Moth

50mm

8643 – Boryzops purissima​

50mm

8645 – Hemeroblemma opigena​ male

23mm

8650 – Tyrissa multilinea ​

29mm

8655 – Lesmone formularis​

Photo by:

JimTroubridge

28mm

8662– Coxina cinctipalpis

22mm

8676.1– Toxonprucha n. sp.

50mm

8686.a – Zale n. sp. male

50mm

8689 - Zale lunata,  

Lunate Zale Moth 

55mm

8722 - Ophisma tropicalis

Photo by:

Jim Troubridge

47mm

8744 – Mocis marcida​,

Withered Mocis Moth 

34mm

8749 – Ptichoides vinculum,

Black-tipped Ptichodis Moth 

30mm

8376 – Hypenula cacuminalis, Long-horned Owlet Moth

Photo by:

Jim Vargo

23mm

8395– Lascoria alucitalis

14mm

8402.1– Macristis geminipunctalis

13mm

8433.1 - Sigela n. sp.

Photo by:

Jim Troubridge

30mm

8453– Hypena umbralis

20mm

8459– Hypena degesalis

Photo by:

Jim Vargo

19mm

8477.2 - Mursa phtisialis

Photo by:

Jim Vargo

20mm

8489– Ommatochila mundula, Ommatochila moth

Photo by:

Jim Vargo

17mm

8509– Arugisa lutea,

Common Arugisa Moth

36mm

8540 – Gonodonta nutrix​,

Citrus Fruit-piercing Moth

66mm

8543 – Eudocima apta​,

Fruit-piercing Moth

27mm

8551 – Anomis illita​,

Okra Leafroller Moth

50mm

8557 – Litoprosopus bahamensis​,

Bahamian Palm Owlet Moth

23mm

8561 – Janseodes melanospila​

32mm

8571.2– Eulepidotis 

merricki

33mm

Photo by:

Jim Troubridge

8575– Azeta repugnalis

Photo by:

Jim Vargo

33mm

8582– Ephyrodes cacata

40mm

8585.3 – Epidromia rotundata

38mm

8589 – Panopoda repanda​

35mm

8603 – Melipotis januaris​

38mm

8606 – Melipotis prolata​,

Prolata Melipotis Moth

Photo by:

Jim Troubridge

32mm

8612– Panula inconstans

54mm

8644 – Orodesma apicina​

110mm

8647 – Thysania zenobia​,

Owl Moth, White Witch Moth

24mm

8650.a – Tyrissa sps. ​

25mm

8658 – Selenisa sueroides​,

Pale-edged Selenisa Moth

Photo by:

JimTroubridge

26mm

25mm

8391.1 - Carteris lineata 

Photo by:

Jim Vargo

23mm

8396– Lascoria orneodalis

Photo by:

Jim Vargo

17mm

8431 – Schrankia macula 

 Black-spotted Schrankia Moth

Photo by:

Jim Vargo

8441 – Hypena manalis 

 Flowing-line Bomolocha Moth

27mm

Photo by:

Jim Vargo

28mm

8454.1– Hypena vetustalis

Photo by:

Jim Vargo

30mm

8465– Hypena scabra, Green Cloverworm Moth

18mm

8480 – Phytometra ernestina​,

Ernestina's Moth

28mm

8498 – Isogona scindens​

35mm

8517 – Palpidia pallidior 

42mm

8542.1– Gonodonta bidens

Photo by:

Jim Vargo

27mm

8545– Anomis erosa,

Yellow Scallop Moth 

27mm

8553 – Anomis editrix

40mm

8559.97 – Litoprosopus n. sp.​

27mm

8562 – Concana mundissima​

29mm

8573 – Metallata absumens​,

Variable Metallata Moth

29mm

8577 - Antiblemma rufinans

35mm

8584 – Syllectra erycata​

33mm

8585.4 - Manbuta pyraliformis

35mm

8598 - Melipotis perpendicularis

42mm

8604 – Melipotis famelica​

40mm

8607 – Melipotis jucunda​,

Merry Melipotis Moth

47mm

8642 – Hypocala andremona​,

Hypocala Moth

52mm

8645 – Hemeroblemma opigena​ female

159mm

8649 – Ascalapha odorata​,

The Black Witch Moth

30mm

8653 – Lesmone hinna​

27mm

8661.1 – Elousa albicans

8669– Kakopoda progenes

Photo by:

JimTroubridge

34mm

8683 – Pseudanthracia coracias,

Pseudanthracia Moth

52mm

8686.a – Zale n. sps.​ female

8689.1 - Zale sps.

45mm

8722.1 - Mimophisma forbesi

42mm

46mm

8684 – Zale exhausta​

Photo by:

Jim Vargo

47mm

8687 - Zale fictilis

36mm

8694 - Zale aeruginosa

40mm

8743 – Mocis latipes​,

Small Mocis Moth

8746.1 – Mocis cubana​

42mm

8746– Mocis disseverans,

Yellow Mocis Moth

28mm

8750.1– Ptichodis immunis

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